You cannot be sure what your future holds, and you want to be as well prepared as possible. You need to start with an estate plan tailored to fit your specific needs. Life can be unpredictable. Careful estate planning will provide you with peace of mind, ensuring that your affairs are in order regardless of what life may bring. Having an attorney assist you with probate administration allows you to focus on important personal matters at a difficult time by minimizing the attention you must devote to these legal matters. As an Estate Planning and Probate Attorney, Stephen M. Goodman helps all his clients consider their needs, desires, and options under California and federal tax law.